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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is launching its 5th season on the heels of Fortnite’s latest update. With PUBG Season 5, you’ll get “new content, new hotspots, and new strategies.” The biggest part of this update? You can now throw melee weapons! While there’s nothing to panic about here, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds did get quite a few new tricks in the latest update, so keep reading to lean more.
iOttie, a well known brand here at 9to5Toys, just announced its latest product: the Easy One Touch Wireless 2 smartphone mount. This is the first mount that can power Google’s Pixel lineup of smartphone with fast wireless charging. Normally, Google devices will only charge at 5W, but iOttie worked directly with Google to created the only certified Made for Google wireless charging car mount on the market. However, the Easy One Touch Wireless 2’s tricks don’t stop there, as it also supports 7.5W fast charging for iPhone, making it a jack of all trades.
Amazon is offering the just-announced Google Pixel 4 Unlocked Android Smartphone plus $100 Amazon gift card on sale for $799 shipped. Upgrade to the Pixel 4 XL with the same gift card on sale for $899 shipped. Matched at the Google Store. Though these are retail prices, you’re getting an additional $100 in value thanks to the gift card here. Google only announced the Pixel 4 a few hours ago, so this is your first big chance to save on the company’s latest and greatest. If you’re wanting the best in mobile camera tech, the Pixel 4 is absolutely worth a look. Learn more in our announcement coverage and hands-on review.
Just last month, Microsoft started to prepare the public preview to xCloud, its console-quality game streaming service designed to run on Android devices, as well as iPhone and iPad. Once fully established, xCloud will support all 3,500+ Xbox titles, though at launch, it only works with a few, including Gears 5, Killer Instinct, Sea of Thieves, and Halo 5: Guardians. If you signed up back in September to be notified when the public preview launched, check your inbox. If you’ve not signed up yet, head below to find out more.